Camping at Sea Otter allows you to fully participate in all that Sea Otter has to offer, especially the camaraderie with other athletes and attendees. Wake up in the morning and you are already here – no need to sit in traffic or rush to make it to your event. Campers are closer to the action and more connected to all that is going on at Sea Otter.

 

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Reserve Your Campsite

Campground Reservations for Campgrounds E-L are set to open at 9 AM PST on November 4, 2019.

Early Bird Camping Reservations for Campgrounds A, B, C and D, opened for one week in early June and are currently SOLD OUT! If you wish to be placed on a waitlist, Email Here for more details

To help plan your stay, check back in October for Campground E-L maps.

Cancellation Policy: For all cancellations received on or before Sunday, March 15, 2020, there will be a $50 administrative cancellation fee PER CAMPSITE. No refunds, for any reason, will be issued after this date.

Please request any changes or cancellation of your existing camping reservation order in writing via email to: jamie@seaotterclassic.com.

Sea Otter Classic Camping Services Team

Email: Jamie@seaotterclassic.com

SOC Hotline: (800) 218-8411 ext. 3

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Camping Guidelines

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Welcome to the Camping Adventure at Sea Otter Classic 2020!

We are excited you chose to camp with us and want the camping experience to be safe and enjoyable for everyone. By reserving a campsite at Sea Otter Classic, you and your fellow camper(s) agree to practice excellent camping etiquette and to abide by all rules and regulations. Sea Otter Classic practices zero-tolerance measures, in order to safeguard all participants.

Sea Otter Classic reserves the right to cancel reservations, without a refund, and to remove disruptive person(s) from the venue for any reason, including behavior likely to cause damage, nuisance or annoyance. Sea Otter Classic reserves the right to refuse admission to any person and to remove person(s) from the venue for any reason at any time, where necessary. Sea Otter Classic retains the right to change campsites without notice.

CAMPING CHECK IN HOURS:

Wednesday, April 15              12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 16              7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, April 17                       7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 18                   6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

**CANCELLATION NOTICE**:

For all cancellations received on or before Sunday, March 15, 2020, there will be a $50 administrative cancellation fee per campsite. No refunds, for any reason, will be issued after this date.

** Please request any changes or cancellation of your existing camping reservation order in writing via email

 

**Camping Etiquette 101**:

  • Follow the Leave No Trace Rule (see below)
  • Clean up after your dog and do not leave unattended (see ‘Dogs’ below)
  • Go Over the Campground Rules and Regulations prior to coming onsite (see below)
  • Follow regulations for parking vehicles (see Campsite Parking below)
  • Respect your neighbors (goes without saying)
  • Respect Quiet Hours (see ‘Quiet Hours’ below)
  • Don’t burn ground fires (see ‘Camp Fires’below)
  • Don’t modify the landscape in any way (see Campsite NO’s below)

Basic Campsite Rules

  • Each campsite must have one camper who is at least eighteen years old (no unattended children or youth).
  • Campsites are limited to no more than eight (8) people and a MAXIMUM of two (2) vehicles per site. All vehicles beyond the two (2) per site will be towed at owner’s expense!
  • Each vehicle in the campground areas must display and have visible, at all times, a specific 2020 Camping Parking Pass for the reserved site # location.
  • Additional vehicles (beyond the two) must park at Wolf Hill General Parking. No extra vehicles will be parked in the campground areas!
  • Marked fire lanes must be kept clear at all times. Violators will be towed at owner’s expense.
  • Campers may only camp in their reserved site. Individuals found camping in an area or a site not reserved by them, will be asked to vacate the campsite immediately; an additional campsite charge may be imposed.
  • Stay within your designated campsite space; please do not encroach on your neighbor.
  • Absolutely no admittance to the trackside of the spectator fences; this is for your safety.

Campsite No ’s

  • NEW ~ No scaffolding or structures are to be erected within camping areas. This includes, and is not limited to, wooden ramps and land modified in any way. A fee of $200 will be administered to those found guilty modifying the land in ANY way and/or leaving makeshift ramps behind.
  • No bicycle jumping on or over vehicles and other structures of any kind. No fire jumping.
  • Destruction of other’s property will not be tolerated.
  • No firearms, fireworks, or weapons of any kind are allowed at Laguna Seca Recreation Area.
  • No golf carts or quads. Registered and licensed vehicles only.
  • NEW ~ No electronic equipment, including radios & PA SYSTEMS, which emit a sound beyond the immediate campsite may be used. This will not be tolerated, and continuous violation, once warned, will result in removal from the grounds.
  • No ground fires whatsoever.

Camp Fires

  • No open (on-the-ground) fires and no smudge pots.
  • Fires are permitted in enclosed containers, such as charcoal grills or hibachis, and in any fire rings or grills that are in place at the campsite. Grand Prix “A”, Chaparral “B”, and Can-Am Circle “C” Campgrounds have provided fire rings within the campgrounds.
  • Firewood bundles may be purchased on-site in the campground areas.

Campsite Parking

  • The primary vehicle and a guest or support vehicle must be within their designated campsite, and well off the roadway.
  • Vehicles must be parked appropriately, not blocking traffic or fire lanes.
  • General Event Parking is free and is located at Wolf Hill (no camping here).

Campsite Security

  • Sea Otter Classic is not responsible for any lost or stolen items at your campsite, in or at your vehicle or trailer, including a Camping Parking Pass.
  • Keep your vehicles locked and valuables out of sight. Do not leave personal property out at night or unattended. Report suspicious activity.

Check-In/Out

  • The registered camper must check in at “Camping Check-In” to receive their camping parking passes (two per campsite, only). The pass(es) must be displayed and visible at all times.
  • Camping at Sea Otter Classic begins on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at noon and goes through Saturday night, April 18, 2020. All Sea Otter Classic campers must depart from their site by 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, 2020.
  • NEW ~ Post Event Camping: If you wish to stay Sunday night after 4 PM, please move to campgrounds A, B or C. Sunday night camping is prohibited in ALL other campgrounds. A SCRAMP representative will come around to collect money OR you can pay on your way out the following morning.

Dogs

  • Bringing a Dog to Sea Otter Classic is NOT recommended!
  • Dogs are only allowed at SOC in campsites and in the campground area. A maximum of two (2) dogs allowed per campsite.
  • Dogs are NOT allowed in any other areas of the venue – including all racing and event areas, Festival/Expo/Sea Otter Village.
  • Dogs may not be left unattended or left outside a vehicle or tent.
  • Each dog MUST be on leash at all times, no longer than six feet in length.
  • Promptly pick up after your pet and dispose of waste properly.
  • No pet may be a nuisance to others.
  • Proof of current vaccinations is required.

NEW Leave No Trace

Pack it in, Pack it out. This means, take everything you brought with you home, or place in the trash cans located within your campgrounds.

A cleaning fee will be charged to the card on file in the amount of $200 if any of the following are found at your campsite after your departure:

  • Trash
  • Remnants of your “creative fire pit”
  • Remnants of an illegal ground fire
  • Wooden ramps
  • Land altered in any way

Reservations

All camping reservations must be paid at the time of reservation using a valid Visa, MasterCard, or American Express credit card. Cash or valid credit card are accepted for reservations made on-site at the event.

All camp stay is specific to reservation and site number ONLY. Campers may only camp in their reserved site.

NEW – RV Rentals

If you choose to rent an RV from an outside company with delivery service, other than Family RV, please send an email here, listing the company name and contact information. If you fail to report this information and your RV is parked incorrectly, therefore, causing a move and/or refund of another campsite; a violation fee will be administered onsite and charged to the card on file in the amount of an additional campsite with a 3-night minimum. If your reservation was booked for 4 nights, then the fee will be in the amount of an additional campsite for 4-nights.

Rental RV’s may only get delivered starting on the day your reservation begins. We will not honor early access.

Bicycle Rules

The California law requiring cyclists under age 18 to wear a helmet is enforced on all Laguna Seca roads. For a quick guide to California bicycle laws, refer to the California Bike Coalition’s Rules of the Road.

Mountain bikes are permitted on paved roads only, except during sanctioned races.

Water

Water at Laguna Seca Recreation Area is non-potable. Do not drink the water at this Monterey County Park. Please bring your own water or filtration system.

Drones

Drones for recreational use are not allowed at the Laguna Seca Recreation Area or during the Sea Otter Classic. Professional drone media use may be approved when the required insurance and FAA paperwork has been submitted and approved by the Sea Otter Media Center Manager.

The Sea Otter Classic reserves the right to confiscate any unregistered drones found to be flying at any time during the event. For more information, go to the Media webpage for the event.

Quiet Hours

Quiet hours are to be observed by each person at every campsite from 10:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. Please abide by the Quiet Hours and respect others. Quiet hours include loud talking, parties, generators, music, and dogs.

Family Camping Area (campground L) – Quiet hours are to be observed and honored from 9:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m.

Dumping Gray Water

Dumping gray water onto the ground is prohibited. There is a complimentary, self-serve, central disposal station at Laguna Seca available at the top of “A” Road, however, dump station hours are limited during the event. Please plan accordingly.

Alcohol

The consumption and/or possession of alcohol by a person under the age of 21 is strictly prohibited. No drugs are allowed.

For misconduct, a zero-tolerance policy will be enforced, and you will be asked to leave the 2020 Sea Otter Classic AND Laguna Seca Recreation Area. This is a family-friendly event for all persons to enjoy and to be safe. Please follow all camping rules and regulations.

Personal use of beer and wine in single-serving containers is permitted if purchased from pre-approved vendors.

Smoking

Smoking is allowed in designated areas only.

 

For a life-threatening emergency—call 9-1-1

Email : jamie@seaotterclassic.com

Phone : SOC Camping Services at 800-218-8411 EXT 3

 

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A complete line of rentals is available from Family RV at special 2020 Sea Otter Classic rates!

Family RV, located in Morgan Hill, California, takes pride in their hand selected RV rental inventory which are all upgraded with luxurious amenities. Family RV is a certified USA 5-Star Dealer in both product and customer service.

Family RV makes renting simple and easy, you can pick up your rental unit in Morgan Hill or have it delivered to your Sea Otter Classic campsite!  For complete details go to www.familyrv.com, email chrystal@familyrv.com, or contact them by phone (408) 612-4700.

Please reserve your Sea Otter Classic campsite first and then complete the process with Family RV.

Family RV Rental Applications for Sea Otter Classic:  Motor Home   Travel Trailer

  • What can I rent from Family RV for my campsite? – Family RV rents motor homes (24 ft – 39 ft), travel trailers (14 ft – 39 ft), and Custom Bar Event Trailers
  • Can they deliver & pick up the rental unit to campsite? – Yes, for a discounted fee of $400.00.
  • Where is Family RV located? – Family RV is located at 19380 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
  • Do I have to have a campsite reservation before reserving my rental? – Yes. so that we know your size restriction and if you need a motor home or trailer.
  • Does my campsite have to have full hook ups in order to rent a motor home or trailer? – If your campsite does not have full hook ups you may need to rent a motor home instead of a trailer, unless you bring a generator, or you can rent one from us for $45.00 per day.
  • Do I have to be at my campsite when they deliver or pick up my rental unit? – We would prefer that you are but if you cannot be there, we will give you the information on how to retrieve the keys to the rental unit.
  • Do the rental units come with bedding, towels, or kitchen accessories? – They do not but you can rent a kitchen kit for $75.00 or bedding and towel kit for $55.00 per person and your rental unit will be stocked with them. Tables, Chairs, bikes, bike racks etc all available for rent.
  • What are the rental rates? – Delivery & Pickup Packages starting at $1,000.00 and up. Self-pickup and drop-off rates starting at $95.00/night.
  • How can I check to see if a particular unit or size is available? You can email us at chrystal@familyrv.com.

* Mention that you saw us on the Sea Otter Classic website and get a 5% discount off of the daily rate *

Contact Family RV today for the best selection.

Family RV Inc
19380 Monterey Rd.
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
408-612-4700

April 16-19, 2020Monterey, California, USA



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